The crystal clear blue waters of Georgian Bay and more than 2000 kilometers of shoreline are tailor-made for outdoor adventure. 14 kilometres of white sand beach makes Wasaga Beach the longest freshwater beach in the world. Paddle or sail along the shoreline. Delve into rich marine heritage. Take a harbour cruise or fishing charter. Jump in off the pier.
The Niagara Escarpment
The Niagara Escarpment brims with geological, botanical and scenic wonders. Designated a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO, its 725 kilometers in length runs from Niagara Falls to Tobermory and reaches its highest point in South Georgian Bay at Osler Bluffs. Explore the rich mosaic of forests, cliffs, streams, waterfalls, valleys and scenic vistas that stretch for miles. Experience some of Ontario’s best hiking, cycling, climbing, caving, treetop walking and zip-lining.
Hike the Bruce Trail, visit waterfalls, take in scenic lookouts from the Niagara Escarpment, cycle the Beaver Valley, indulge in apple harvest, tour vibrant fall colours and find winter adventure.
The Blue Mountains
Stretching from the shores of Georgian Bay to Kolapore Forest into the Beaver Valley and along the Pretty River, The Blue Mountains is a community of villages and hamlets, each with its own unique charm. You’ll find unique culinary experiences, boutique shopping, incredible family events in the charming villages of Thornbury, Clarksburg, Craigleith, Ravenna and at Blue Mountain Village. Experience moments you will never forget – our breathtaking vistas, breathing in fresh country air and more fun per square foot than anywhere else in Ontario.
Situated on the southern shore of Georgian Bay, the Municipality of Meaford is a features great live theatre and concerts, fresh local food, unique shopping and a beautiful harbour. The quaint and charming historic downtown district features funky eateries and Meaford Hall, a restored 300 seat theatre. Just a few minutes away, you'll find acres of rolling countryside, charming historic villages, sandy beaches and unspoiled natural areas.
Located southeast of Collingwood, Clearview Township is a rural community with small town charm. From the heights of the Niagara Escarpment to the vast Minesing Wetland, our rolling landscape is a paradise for hikers, cyclists and outdoor enthusiasts. The towns of Creemore and Stayner small-town hospitality that will make you feel at home.
Come and stroll the longest fresh water beach in the world - 14 km of white sand beach, swim in clean waters and enjoy the panoramic mountain views across Georgian Bay. Perhaps the best kept secret of Wasaga Beach is the endless recreation trails for hiking, cycling, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling where you can discover the beauty of the sand dune system and abundantly forested landscape. For those wanting a change from land-based activities, try casting your rod in the Nottawasaga River for some magnificent game fishing or jumping out of a plane if it’s a thrill that you are seeking.
For South Georgian Bay tourist information go to southgeorgianbay.ca.